The median annual salary for a Applications Support Specialist was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support Specialist
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 215 233
Rank change year-on-year +36 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,100 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,750 £37,394
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.99%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4724 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.71% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3865 3870
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in Berkshire

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in Berkshire

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in Berkshire

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 £48,750 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
South East

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Applications Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) CISSP
4 7 (70.00%) Grafana
4 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (70.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (70.00%) CentOS
5 6 (60.00%) GCIA
5 6 (60.00%) CEH
5 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (60.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (50.00%) Microservices
6 5 (50.00%) Analytics
6 5 (50.00%) JSON
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) ITSM
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) SCOM

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) InfluxDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) CentOS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CEH
2 6 (60.00%) GCIA
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Grafana
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Graphite
3 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Sun